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President approves additional measures for supporting families with children

The Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 9 December 2014 No. 572 “On additional measures of state support to families rearing children” provides that said families will have the right to additional benefits from 1 January 2015. Such measures include, in particular, one-time payment of monetary means upon the birth or adoption of third and every subsequent child and monthly allowance to families rearing children at the age of three to eighteen years if one of them has not yet reached the age of three years.

The Edict was officially published on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 12 December 2014, and its main provisions enter into force from 1 January 2015.